Travel Blogs from Healdsburg
... just retired at the end of August (congrats Ellen!), Bill and Donna celebrated birthdays and both couples celebrated wedding anniversaries this month.
So we only stopped at 2 wineries the first day in Sonoma County: Benzinger and Imagery. Imagery wines were so good we bought a number of bottles to be shipped home. After that we did make it to our B&B - The Raford ...
... North we were really on the mountain not the view side and the mountains were covered with wildflowers, I couldn't take my eyes off them.
Another win, a big one, was we made an impromptu stop at a pull over created to see elephant seals. We were bowled over. There were hundreds of babies (yes, in the pictures those are all babies) appearing to be dead on the beach. They were all napping and as you watched them there would be ...
- Working out at Equinox
- Applying for a Swiss Work Visa
- Irish Coffee at the Buena Vista on Irish Coffee Day in SF
- Terrible traffic on Doyle Drive
- Lunch at Mountain Home Inn
- Short hike in Muir Woods
- More traffic to Healdsburg
- Playing Patenque with Suzie (and having Lauren beat me resoundingly)
- Dinner at Bistro Ralph with Suzie and Gary and a giant mound of fries
... declared my intentions: To create a six week primarily hiking adventure that includes the classical readings of the Mediterranean region.
Such a trip, planned for the summer 2012 will require alot of planning and ideas from others so I'm putting it out there as a dialogue. Pilgrimmage routes, must sees, and any other resources for such a expedition will be greatly appreciated.
... so obviously ordered enough for 4 - we ate enough for 2. We did get to chat to the waitresses and people there. That's the other thing - everyone is so chatty. Sometimes, I get thrown off by it - being in NYC for so long automatically makes me assume that they want something from me, that they have some hidden agenda. Of course, they are just being friendly (well, I am sure they want the business from us at least) but they are really just being nice and want to ...